The complete list of medals won by Team UK in WorldSkills Calgary 2009.


Cooking - Adam Smith, 22, from Orpington, who works at The Ritz Hotel.

Electrical Installations - Richard Sagar, 22, from Langholm, who works for Eden Electrics. Richard is City & Guilds qualified.

Painting & Decorating - Mark Nevin, 22, from East Calder, near Livingston, West Lothian, who works for Nevin of Edinburgh.



Autobody Repair - Daniel Cain, 22, from Grimsby, who works for Just Car Clinics. Daniel is City & Guilds qualified.

Joinery - Trevor Woods, 21, from Co. Fermanagh, who works for McAleer & Teague and attends Omagh College. Trevor is City & Guilds qualified.

Floristry - Joe Massie, 21, from Liverpool, who works for Fishlocks Florist. Joe is City & Guilds qualified.

Beauty Therapy - Charlotte Burford, 19, from Penkridge, near Stafford, who works for Tranquility @ Esporta Stafford and who attends South Staffordshire College. Charlotte is City & Guilds qualified.

Restaurant Service - Katie Watson, 21, from Hamilton, who works at the Gleneagles Hotel.

Aircraft Maintenance - Stewart Wright, 25, from Northampton, who serves with the Royal Navy. Stewart is City & Guilds qualified.


In addition, Medallions for Excellence were awarded to:

Automobile Technology - Dean Jones, 21, from Swansea, who works for Mercedes-Benz of Swansea.

Bricklaying - Sam Fairgrieve, 21, from Leicester who works for Jelson Homes Ltd. Sam is City & Guilds qualified.

Cabinet Making - Luke Griffiths, 22, from Chichester, who works for Cimitree Furniture and also teaches at Chichester College. Luke is City & Guilds qualified.

Car Painting - Zak McLaughlan, 20, from Denham, who works for Solus and who attends Thatcham College.

Pastry / Confectionery - Alistair Birt, 21, from Hillingdon, Uxbridge, who studies at Thames Valley University.

Electronics - Melanie Adlam, 22, from St Albans, who is a student at the University of Bristol and who works for MBDA UK.

Ladies’/Men’s Hairdressing - Linzi Weare, 19, from Berry Hill near Coleford, who works at Reds Hair Company.

IT PC & Network Support - Hugo Landau, 19, from St Albans, who is a student at Barnfield College.

Landscape Gardening - Luke Denby, 19, from Skipton who works for Roderick French Groundworks and attends Craven College and William Gadd, 22, from Thurston, Bury St Edmunds, who works for The Country Life Landscapes and attends Otley College. Luke and William are both City & Guilds qualified.

Mechanical Engineering CAD - Martin Eusebi, 21, from Glasgow, who works for MB Aerospace Ltd and attends Motherwell College.

Plumbing & Heating - Christopher Lonsdale, 22, Bishop, Auckland, who is self employed. Christopher is City & Guilds qualified.

Stonemasonry - Oliver Clack, 21, from Chichester, who works for Cathedral Works Organisation and attends Weymouth College. Oliver is City & Guilds qualified.

Web Design - Richard Edwards, 19, from Milton Keynes, who is a student at Milton Keynes College.


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